The Leadership Conference of Women Religious appointed Sister Jane Burke, S.S.N.D., as its next executive director. Sister Jane served for eight years as the provincial leader of the School Sisters of Notre Dame’s Baltimore province, and most recently was the national manager for the Justice for Immigrants Campaign, sponsored by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Her background in education and social work has carried her through careers as executive director of Catholic Charities for the diocese of Venice, Fla.; and executive director of The Guadalupe Center, also in Florida. Sister Jane has taught school in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Pennsylvania, and is a former chair of the board of directors of the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, Baltimore; and a previous corporate board member of Sisters Academy of Baltimore.
Sister Jane will assume her new post in August.